French 2: revision course
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LBF04
Duration: 6 sessions (over 3 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course aims to help you revise general grammar points and vocabulary at a lower intermediate level.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Topics: Personal details, food and drinks, leisure and holidays, personal opinion, tastes and preferences.
Grammar: present/imperative/past/future tenses of reflexive and non-reflexive verbs, negatives, introduction to conditional present, direct/indirect pronouns, relative pronouns (qui/que).
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- talk about yourself and your daily activities
- talk about your hobbies
- express likes and dislikes
- talk about past and future holidays or past events
- give advice and instructions using the imperative
- give your opinion confidently
- speak more fluently and with more confidence in prepared dialogues
N.B: the progress and pace of the classes are determined by the needs of the students.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have finished a French level 2 course or have studied for 2/3 years recently. We strongly recommend that you contact the languages office in order to have your level assessed. You will also need to be able to understand basic spoken and written information in English (e.g. simple instructions, course documents) and be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time etc).
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on tutor's own material and handouts.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
French 2 upper: module 1 or French 3 lower: module 1 in September according to level. Ask your tutor for advice or contact the Languages' office at email@example.com. Please enrol as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Please note that we offer exam courses. If you are interested, please contact the languages department on the email address above to book an interview.